Puerto Santa Cruz Sea Temperature

Looking to find out what the sea water temperature in Puerto Santa Cruz is for today and the next few days? Below are data and charts that will give you information about sea temperatures in Puerto Santa Cruz and nearby locations.

Water temperature in Puerto Santa Cruz right now

Below is the current sea temperature for Puerto Santa Cruz, Argentina on 7th February 2023.

13.16° C

(55.68° F)

  • yesterday: 13.87° C (56.97° F)
  • a week ago: 13.54° C (56.37° F)

Water at this temperature is cold and will feel very cold initially, but the body will get used to it and longer swims are possible. Experienced swimmers can manage several hours of swimming, however hypothermia is still a very big risk.

The average sea temperature for Puerto Santa Cruz on February 7th over the last 10 years is 12.52° C (54.53° F), with a low temperature of 10.93° C (51.67° F) and a high of 13.13° C (55.63° F).

Analysis and forecast for Puerto Santa Cruz water temperatures

The water temperature in Puerto Santa Cruz today is higher than the average temperature of 12.52° C (54.53° F) and the temperature on this day last year, 7th February 2022, was 13.11° C (55.6° F).

The chart and table below shows the change in water temperature in Puerto Santa Cruz over the last 30 days:

Date Temperature (Celsius) Temperature (Fahrenheit)
February 7 13.16° C 55.68° F
February 6 13.87° C 56.97° F
February 6 13.87° C 56.97° F
February 5 13.95° C 57.11° F
February 4 14.07° C 57.33° F
February 3 14.17° C 57.51° F
February 2 14.48° C 58.06° F
February 1 14.09° C 57.36° F
January 31 13.54° C 56.37° F
January 30 13.41° C 56.14° F
January 29 13.69° C 56.64° F
January 28 13.63° C 56.53° F
January 27 13.53° C 56.35° F
January 26 13.41° C 56.14° F
January 25 13.5° C 56.3° F
January 24 13.78° C 56.8° F
January 23 14.09° C 57.36° F
January 22 14.37° C 57.87° F
January 21 14.41° C 57.94° F
January 20 14.43° C 57.97° F
January 19 14.41° C 57.94° F
January 18 14.12° C 57.42° F
January 17 13.53° C 56.35° F
January 16 13.21° C 55.78° F
January 15 13.11° C 55.6° F
January 14 12.98° C 55.36° F
January 13 12.8° C 55.04° F
January 12 12.59° C 54.66° F
January 11 12.52° C 54.54° F
January 10 12.55° C 54.59° F

The actual nearshore temperatures may vary by several degrees and this can also be heavily affected by weather. Strong winds can cause cold, deep waters to replace the surface waters that had been warmed by the sun, and heavy rain can also reduce the temperature of the sea surface temperature as well.

Water temperature in Puerto Santa Cruz by month

The chart below shows the monthly average water temperature in Puerto Santa Cruz.

For more detailed information on how the sea temperature in Puerto Santa Cruz changes for each month of the year, choose from the months below.

Puerto Santa Cruz map and nearby water temperatures

Locations near Puerto Santa Cruz

The highest temperature in Argentina today is 25.95° C (78.7° F) in Baradero. The lowest is in Isla de los Estados, where the temperature of the water is 7.7° C (45.85° F).

Why measure sea surface temperatures (SST) in Puerto Santa Cruz?

The ocean covers about 71% of the Earth's surface, and scientists record the sea surface temperature (SST) of locations such as Puerto Santa Cruz because they want to understand and learn how the ocean communicates with the atomosphere of Earth.

SST is one measure that provides information on the global climate, and it can be used to predict the weather in Puerto Santa Cruz as well as atmospheric model simulations and to study marine ecosystems in the area.

Data source and citation

Raw data for the calculations made to find the sea surface temperature in Puerto Santa Cruz comes from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and their 1/4° daily Optimum Interpolation Sea Surface Temperature.

The water temperature data is constructed by combining observations from different platforms (satellites, ships, buoys, and Argo floats) on a regular global grid. A spatially complete sea surface temperature map is then built by interpolating to fill in gaps in the data.

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